AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes

AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes
I love a sunburnt country / A land of sweeping plains / Of ragged mountain ranges / Of droughts and flooding rains / I love her far horizons / I love her jewel-sea / Her beauty and her terror / The wide brown land for me / ~ Dorothea Mackellar (1885-1968)

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Saturday, December 18, 2010

Buddleia at Boneo


Pic by Gemma Wiseman ~ These flowers are along the first walkway through the Boneo Maze and Wetland, Mornington Peninsula.
There are 4 different varieties and all the flowers (when they are fully opened) attract butterflies between Christmas and Easter.
The flowers are called buddleia.
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Flowers on Saturday #13
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Sweetly scented bush
Butterflies' summer heaven
Like watching a dream

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3 comments:

EG Wow said...

This is a very pretty Buddleia. It looks a little like a yellow variety I grow in my garden, which I won't see flowers on till July or August. :)

Ray said...

Beautiful!

fairchildstreet said...

Lovely flowers. Boneo maze is amazing with all their flowers etc. Charmaine

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